U.S. Introduces ‘Near Complete Ban’ on Elephant Ivory Trade

February 12, 2014 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock This week the White House announced a new “ National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking ” that includes a near complete ban on the commercial trade of elephant ivory . Under the new legislation it will be illegal to import any elephant ivory into the U.S., including antique ivory, while the export and domestic resale of elephant ivory will be prohibited in most circumstances. Read the rest of U.S. Introduces ‘Near Complete Ban’ on Elephant Ivory Trade Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , elephant hunting , Elephant Poaching , elephant tuck , elephants , endangered , ivory , Ivory Trade , preservation , trafficking , Wildlife , wildlife trafficking        

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Ancient City Flooded by the Chinese Government Becomes Major Tourist Attraction

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Ancient City Flooded by the Chinese Government Becomes Major Tourist Attraction

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